First Posted: 1/15/2009
Many challenges face the Public Schools of Robeson County and Superintendent Johnny Hunt is asking for all communities, including Red Springs, to assist in facing those challenges.
Words of encouragement and concern came from Superintendent Hunt during the meeting of the Red Springs Rotary Club on the evening of Tuesday, July 17. Several other special guests were in attendance.
Talking with club members, Hunt recognized the two new principals in the Red Springs schools along with a Board of Education member. Daniel Ryberg was introduced as the new principal of Red Springs High School; Vivian Tyndall, the new principal at Red Springs Middle and PSRC School Board member Mike Smith.
Of the 114 school districts in the State of North Carolina, Robeson County is the 11th largest. With 43 schools and over 24,000 students, the school system operates on an annual budget of some $220 million Hunt said.
The system receives assistance money from the State and the new North Carolina Education Lottery, but